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National Lottery Grants for Heritage



Fund status: Open
Amount: Up to £10,000
Who they fund: Organisations
Funding category: Facilities, Heritage

We fund projects that connect people and communities to the national, regional and local heritage of the UK. Heritage can mean different things to different people. It can be anything from the past that you value and want to pass on to future generations. As a guide, this could include: • people’s memories and experiences (often recorded as ‘oral history’) • cultural traditions (for example, stories, festivals, crafts, music and dance) • nature (for example, habitats, species and geology) • natural and designed landscapes such as parks and gardens • community archaeology • historic buildings, monuments and environments • collections of objects, books or documents in museums, libraries or archives • histories of people and communities or places and events • the heritage of languages and dialects • places and objects linked to our industrial, maritime and transport history At this grant level, we can also fund activities to support a group taking on new responsibility for heritage, or to build new skills and capacity in organisations that already have responsibility for heritage. To find out more about this type of activity, please read resilience guidance on our website. We will only fund projects that: • have a clear plan with a defined start, middle and end • have not already started • and will last up to one year

How to apply

Contact National Lottery Grants for Heritage using the details below

Phone number:
0131 225 9450

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